how to spell a plant name....(im a loser) lol

pic_it_up2005(Zone 6 Ohio Valley)December 3, 2008

I have a ton of what I have always known as Piney bushes around my new house. I went and collected the seeds and went to list them only to find out that either I'm spelling it wrong or that is not the plants name, just a pass along one.

please help

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Chemocurl zn5b/6a Indiana(zone 5/6)

Hi pic,

I saw your post, and wondered also just what you might have.

If the flowers are similar to any of the ones at the link below, then what you have are Peonies.

Peonies typically bloom in late May here, and are usually in colors of white, or varying shades of pink or red. There are other colors though also. Blooms range from single to fully double blooms. Some are very fragrant, and others have no noticeable fragrance.

If what you have are actually peonies, you might add the color if it is known.

Sue

Here is a link that might be useful: Peony blooms-google images

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 12:18PM
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jaynine

do you have a picture? if you can get one, try posting it to the 'name that plant' forum. somebody will know.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 1:05PM
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pic_it_up2005(Zone 6 Ohio Valley)

what I thought was piney bush seems to be coneflower. I'm not %100 sure that I harvested the seeds right, I roughed up the dead flower heads inside a paper sack until all of the seeds fell off and revealed the cone underneath. I'll go change my list now.

    Bookmark   December 3, 2008 at 11:16PM
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